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Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 581

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Collection Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Inventory Number Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 581
Publication Number P.Worp 42
Current Location Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Mallon, Alexis SJ
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Mallon, Alexis SJ


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Paniskos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 60
Column Height (in mm) 45
Line Distance 60x45


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Trade Tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Dioskourides and Longinus Crispus, through Paniskos, for trade tax, paid by Pachompareotes, son of Sarapion and Sempetorsmethis, in year 12 of Hadrian, Pachon 12; with signature of Longinus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 ιβ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
2τοῦ κυρίου Παχὼν ι̅β̅.
3Διοσκουρίδης διὰ Πανίσκου
4καὶ Λονγ̣εῖνος Κρίσπος.
5διέγραψεν Παχομπαρεώτης
6Σαραπίωνος μητρὸς Σεμπε̣τ̣ο-
7σρμήθιος 1l. Σεμπετο|ρσμήθιος χειρωναξίου (δραχμὰς) εἴκοσι (διώβολον).
8Λονγῖνος σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) κ (διώβολον).

1 l. Σεμπετο|ρσμήθιος
1Year 12 of Hadrianus Caesar
2the lord, Pachon 12.
3Dioskourides, through Paniskos,
4and Longinus Crispus.
5Thus has paid Pachompareotes,
6son of Sarapion and Sempeto-
7rsmethis, for the trade tax twenty dr. 2 ob.
8I, Longinus, have signed for 20 dr. 2 ob.
PBI 581_S1_001
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
15565 man Dioskourides (son of Polykrates) epiteretes Διοσκουρίδης Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 12 Pachons 12 128 May 7 CE date in text;



PBI 581_S1_001
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DatasetID 309199
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 115571
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.worp;;42
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309199 (= Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 581), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.